Adam Kohl is a freelance naturalist in Wendell, MA available for a range of services

Services:

  • Field botany
  • Endangered species surveys
  • Nocturnal insect surveys
  • Habitat design
  • Consulting
  • Plant ID walks
  • Seed collection
  • Edible plants & preparation
  • Custom nursery grows
  • Presentations
  • Private & group lessons

Experience:

2016-Present Owner and operator: native plant nursery, habitat design, and consulting business. Wendell, MA

2020-Present Researcher of nocturnal moth/flower relationships: with Dr. Robert Gegear, at Gegear Lab. UMass Dartmouth

2019-Present Field botanist, entomological surveyor, and horticultural consultant: Landscape Interactions LLC. Northampton, MA

2019-Present Conservation agent: Town of Wendell, MA (Voting member 2016-’19)

2019-2020 Seed collector of common native plant species: Native Plant Trust. Framingham and Whately, MA

2019-Present Founder and member: Wendell Pollinator Protectors. Wendell, MA. Creating and implementing a town pollinator action plan in collaboration with FRCOG (Franklin Regional Council On Governance)

2018-Present Volunteer contributor of 280+ moth species records to Mass Moths project, including several new species records for Franklin Co., MA

2016-Present Private researcher: working to document flower visiting insects of Wendell, MA in collaboration with J. William Stubblefield PhD

2018-2020 Presenter: Northeast Organic Farmers Association (NOFA) conference on native plant propagation; ethics centered seed collection walks, and sowing demonstrations

2016-2017 Pollinator habitat designer: in collaboration with Moosewood Ecological (Chesterfield, NH) for Army Corps of Engineers at Otter Brook. Roxbury, NH

2016-Present Field botanist: University of Central Florida for Betsy Von Holle Ph.D’s studies on Corema conradii seed germination after controlled burns at Cape Cod National Seashore.

2016-2020 Volunteer contributor: 30+ town-level plant records to Bertin R, et. al (2020) Vascular flora of Franklin County, Massachusetts. New England Botanical Club.

2014-2016 Propagation & nursery assistant, plant sales coordinator: New England Wild Flower Society (now Native Plant Trust). Designed, built, and maintained a fern propagation lab.

2012-2015 Completed coursework: New England Wild Flower Society (now Native Plant Trust); On ferns, grasses, lichens, systematics, wildflowers, shrubs, seed biology, and horticulture

1997-Present Artist: recording, performing, visual, conceptual, and curating

pic by Matt Samolis